Federal laws and regulations
Research federal laws and the lawmaking process. Learn about impeachment. Get copies of your government files. And find out about copyrighted government creative works.
How laws are made
Congress is the lawmaking branch of the federal government. Learn how a bill becomes a law and how the process is different in the House of Representatives and in the Senate.
Research federal laws
Search for and learn about current bills and federal laws that have already passed. You can look up bills and laws by name, keywords, congressional session, or type of legislation.
How federal impeachment works
Impeachment is the process of bringing charges against a government official for wrongdoing. A trial may be held, and the official may be removed from office.
Get copies of your government files through the Privacy Act
The Privacy Act gives you the right to see and correct your information that the federal government keeps on file. Learn your rights under the act and how to request information.
Learn about copyright and federal government materials
Text, images, and logos you see on federal websites may be subject to copyright or other restrictions. Learn the rules before using materials from government websites.